Graduate School Scholarships and Fellowships

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Amount: $1000
Nursing Financial Aid

Benefis Health System Foundation’s John and Darlene Skees Memorial Nursing ScholarshipAmount: Varies Description:This scholarship is for LPNs and other care providers to become registered nurses, or for registered nurses to pursue advanced nursing degrees. Mighty Nurse ScholarshipAmount: $500 Description:This scholarship is for Mighty Nurse members enrolled in nursing programs at the level of licensed practical nurse, registered nurse or higher. AmericanAssociationforMeninNursing ’s Nurse World Academic Progression in Nursing: Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Student ScholarshipAmount: $1,000 Description:This scholarship is for current AAMN members who are male and currently enrolled in accredited nursing programs, of which they have completed at least one academic term. Preference will be given to those with financial need, licensed practical nurses pursuing registered nurse education and registered nurses pursuing graduate nursing education.

Amount: $1000
Nevada Nurses Foundation Legacy Scholarships

Nevada Rural and Frontier Nurse Scholarship, $500 and growing multiple donors. Two Rosemary Witt Scholarships, $500 each donated by Nevada Nurses Association District 3. He is enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno in the Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Educator track , with an expected graduation date of May, 2020. As chairwoman of the Nurses Day at the Legislature planning committee, Darlene received the Elizabeth and John Fildes Scholarship to attend the American Nursing Associations Advocacy Institute in Washington, D.C. This new educational journey will include a year-long mentorship program in legislative advocacy. Tamara Mette is the recipient of the $1,000 Nevada Alliance for Nursing Excellence Scholarship. Sarah is the recipient of the $1,000 Nevada Advanced Practice Nurses Association scholarship.

Amount: $5000

The American Association of Indian Nurses New Jersey 2 Chapter will grant one $500.00 scholarship to an eligible graduate nursing student of Indian heritage and will grant two $250.00 scholarships to eligible pre-licensure nursing students of Indian heritage residing in the state of New Jersey. On behalf of Garden State Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses Association® and Johnson Johnson Future of Nursing, the Rutgers University-New Brunswick is happy to announce the availability of nursing scholarships to and graduate nursing students. The Mid State Black Nurses Association of New Jersey awards scholarships through its Scholarship Dinner Dance, held annually to eligible nursing students of an accredited nursing program in New Jersey with a G.P.A. of at least 3.0 in Nursing.

Amount: $1500
American Association of Colleges of Nursing Students Financial Aid Scholarships

American Red Cross awards the Jane Delano Student Nurse Scholarship to both nursing students and graduate nursing students who are a volunteer or employee of the American Red Cross Unit. National Association of Hispanic Nurses members enrolled in accredited and graduate nursing programs are presented scholarships based on their demonstration of professional contributions to the nursing profession and have the potential to be role models to aspiring nursing students. Doctoral Scholarships in cancer nursing provide support for study in a doctoral degree program in nursing or a related area that will prepare the graduate for a career as a cancer nurse scientist. The Graduate Scholarship in cancer nursing practice supports graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in cancer nursing or a doctorate of nursing practice.

Amount: $3000
List of Nursing Scholarships by State

Students in pursuit of an associate degree in nursing, an associate degree in applied sciences in nursing, a hospital based diploma in nursing, a baccalaureate degree in nursing, a graduate degree in nursing or a certificate in practical nursing may apply. The Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Nurses is funded by the State of Vermont through the Health, and is administered by the University of Vermont College of Medicine Area Health Education Centers Program. The Foundation annually awards scholarships to qualified students pursuing careers in nursing in the state of Washington. Graduate student applicants must be admitted to an approved graduate nursing program to be eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Family Nurse Practitioner Master Program

The Pre-Master Pathway grants exemptions for the specific graduate program admission requirement of a nursing baccalaureate degree.

UM-Flint Scholarship Summaries

Priority will be given to the following: travel awards for students enrolled in or scheduled to travel in international nursing courses travel awards for students enrolled in or scheduled to travel nationally for a service learning nursing course scholarships for students who have demonstrated significant local service to the nursing profession or community. Freeman, Emmalyn Ellis Nurse Practitioner Scholarship: Applicant must be enrolled as a graduate student at UM-Flint Nurse Practitioner Program who has completed a minimum of 11 credit hours. Prince, Elfriede Nursing Scholarship: Available to students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. This scholarship provides tuition assistance for nursing students in the bachelor master and doctoral programs.


The Smith-Kittle Endowed Nursing Scholarship was established by Mr. Kittle in memory of the Smith Family of Kate Smith Kittle, mother of Mr. Teddy Kittle, and the Kittle family of Eugene Kittle, Sr., father of Mr. Teddy Kittle. This scholarship is given by Mississippi Nurses Foundation through monies raised from Nursing car tag sales. The North Sunflower Medical Center Futures Scholarship was established by the administration of North Sunflower Medical Center to assist deserving nursing students achieve their goal of becoming registered nurses. The Penny Willard Samuels Nursing Scholarship is given by Willard Samuels to help a deserving student achieve their goal of becoming a registered nurse. These scholarships are awarded annually to pre-nursing or nursing students.

Amount: $5000
A List of Gerontology Geriatric Nursing Scholarships

Upon completion, the scholarship recipient will work full-time for the Keswick Multi-Care Center and stay in good standing with the Board of Nursing for at least two years. The Oregon Student Assistance Commission offers the Walter and Marie Schmidt Scholarship to US citizens who are permanent residents in Oregon and looking to pursue a career in gerontology nursing. Full-time and part-time graduate students enrolled in the Geriatric Nurse Practitioner programs may qualify for the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund for Geriatric Nurse Practitioners. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 to be eligible for this scholarship award, which is available to non-traditional nursing majors.

Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

NUR 565 Teaching Methods: Principles of Teaching.